James Brown Sings with Pavarotti

That gap? It’s not so wide.
Saturday’s broadcast of The MTT Files describes how conductor Michael Tilson Thomas gained new musical insight listening to James Brown and features an extensive interview with the late Godfather of Soul recorded at his home in Georgia.
Get a jump on the energy MTT taps into (and the not-so-wide divide between two performers with very different backgrounds) with this video of James Brown and Pavarotti bringing down the house with “It’s a Man’s World”: